All Posts By Amy Oestreicher

Are PTSD Survivors Weak? Here is What My Mom Thinks

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is anything but a weakness. It is our strength. It means that we kept going. About six of every ten adults...

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Not Waiting: How I Learned to Love My Detour

I’ve spent a lot of time “waiting” in my life. As a kid I grew antsy with impatience, waiting until I was...

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How I Found a New Calling After Almost Losing My Life

I grew up as a musical theater nerd—a performance artist.  I doodled in my assignment notebooks, but I would never dream of taking an...

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Gutless & Grateful

Do you remember what age you were first asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Did you fantasize about being an...

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Turn Your Life into the Best Story You’ve Ever Read

Shopping lists, to-do lists, packing lists — lists are an easy way for busy people to retain information.  Of all places, I found...

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Keeping Grandmother with Me

There have been many miracles over the years … taking a sip of water for the first time after three years of not being able to eat or...

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